CPL T20 2018 Schedule in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures, Time Table and Venues of Caribbean Premier League 2018 Matches
Base of CPL T20 2018 Trophy. (Photo: @CPL/Twitter)

Caribbean Premier League 2018 or CPL 2018 kicks of on August 09 (IST). This will be the sixth edition of the league. Just like the Indian Premier League (IPL), Big Bash League (BBL) and Pakistan Super League (PSL), CPL is famous for its quality of cricket and entertainment. The CPL T20 2018 is scheduled to begin with defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders taking on St Lucia Stars in the opening match. The final of CPL 2018 will be played on 17 September 2018 as per IST. Shah Rukh Khan, Dwayne Bravo Star in Trinbago Knight Riders’ Anthem Ahead of CPL T20 2018, Watch Video

The CPL T20 2018 will feature a total of 34 games including the playoffs and final. The sixth edition of the league will be played across the Caribbean Islands and three matches will be played at Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill in Florida, USA. Just like previous editions, CPL 2018 will feature many overseas players including suspended Australian cricketers David Warner and Steve Smith. Steve Smith to Play for Barbados Tridents Team in CPL T20 2018, Replaces Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan

The CPL 2018 features six teams- Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, St Lucia Stars and Trinbago Knight Riders. The winner of CPL 2018 will be handed a brand new trophy which apparently is different from the previous five seasons.

CPL T20 2018 Complete Schedule in IST

Date & Time (IST)

Teams

Venue

09 August, 5:30 AM Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Lucia Stars

Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad

10 August, 3:30 AM Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Providence Stadium, Guyana
11 August, 5:30 AM Trinbago Knight Riders vs Jamaica Tallawahs Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
12 August,  1:30 AM Guyana Amazon Warriors vs St Lucia Stars Providence Stadium, Guyana
12 August, 5:30 AM Trinbago Knight Riders vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
13 August, 3:30 AM Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Barbados Tridents Providence Stadium, Guyana
15 August, 4:30 AM Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Stars Sabina Park, Jamaica
16 August, 4:30 AM Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Sabina Park, Jamaica
17 August, 5:30 AM St Lucia Stars vs Trinbago Knight Riders Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia
18 August, 6:30 AM St Lucia Stars vs Barbados Tridents Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia
19 August, 5:30 AM Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
20 August, 3:30 AM Jamaica Tallawahs vs Trinbago Knight Riders Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
22 August, 3:30 AM St Lucia Stars vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia
23 August, 3:30 AM Jamaica Tallawahs vs Barbados Tridents Central Broward Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida
25 August, 6:30 AM St Lucia Stars vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia
26 August, 5:30 AM Barbados Tridents vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Kensington Oval, Barbados
26 August, 3:30 AM St Lucia Stars vs Jamaica Tallawahs Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, St Lucia
27 August, 3:30 AM Barbados Tridents vs Trinbago Knight Riders Kensington Oval, Barbados
29 August, 3:30 AM St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Warner Park, St Kitts
30 August, 5:30 AM Barbados Tridents vs Jamaica Tallawahs Kensington Oval, Barbados
31 August, 3:30 AM St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs St Lucia Stars Warner Park, St Kitts
01 September, 5:30 AM Barbados Tridents vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Kensington Oval, Barbados
02 September, 3:30 AM St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Trinbago Knight Riders Warner Park, St Kitts
02 September, 11:30 PM Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Stars Kensington Oval, Barbados
03 September, 3:30 AM St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Jamaica Tallawahs Warner Park, St Kitts
05 September, 3:30 AM St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents Warner Park, St Kitts
06 September, 5:30 AM Trinbago Knight Riders vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
08 September, 5:30 AM Trinbago Knight Riders vs Barbados Tridents Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
09 September, 5:30 AM Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Jamaica Tallawahs Providence Stadium, Guyana
10 September, 3:30 AM Guyana Amazon Warriors vs Trinbago Knight Riders Providence Stadium, Guyana
12 September, 3:30 AM Qualifier 1 Providence Stadium, Guyana
13 September, 3:30 AM Eliminator Providence Stadium, Guyana
15 September, 5:30 AM Qualifier 2 Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad
17 September, 2:30 AM CPL 2018 Final Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad

Meanwhile, Trinbago Knight Riders, co-owned by Shah Rukh Khan, come into the tournament as defending champions. Knight Riders defeated St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the final of CPL 2017. Jamaica Tallawahs won the opening edition of CPL, followed by Barbados Tridents. Knight Riders, then known as Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel, won the 205 edition as well. Jamaica Tallawahs for the second time lifted the trophy in 2016.